Best Practice Guidelines for Hip Arthroscopy in Femoroacetabular Impingement

Results of a Delphi Process

T. Sean Lynch, MD; Anas Minkara, MD; Stephen Aoki, MD; Asheesh Bedi, MD; Srino Bharam, MD; John Clohisy, MD; Joshua Harris, MD; Christopher Larson, MD; Jeffrey Nepple, MD; Shane Nho, MD, MS; Marc Philippon, MD; James Rosneck, MD; Marc Safran, MD; Allston J. Stubbs, MBA, MD; Robert Westermann, MD; J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD


J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020;28(2):81-89. 

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In conclusion, we have established BPG using formal techniques of consensus building among a group of experienced sport medicine surgeons including 27 preoperative recommendations, 15 intraoperative practices, and 10 postoperative protocols. We urge our colleagues to consider these BPG in an effort to standardize the surgical and nonsurgical management of FAI.